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Minnesota Wild Western Conference Central Division
 
Eric Staal • #12 • C
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'4", 205 lbs.
Born:Oct 29, 1984 (32 yrs) in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Carolina in 2003 (1/2).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2016.
Shoots:L
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 44 16 24 40 10 18 2 1 6 19:02 117 0.91
On Pace 82 30 45 75 19 34 4 2 11 19:02 218 0.91
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Scouting Report
Assets: Owns the hands, big-time shot and awareness of a natural goal-scorer. Has great size and reach to fend off blueliners, and decent speed for a big man. Can play a complete game when he's on top of things.
Flaws: Is a streaky point producer and is somewhat inconsistent at the face-off dot. Used to play at an elite level but has been in decline for some time. Is no longer a very good defensive forward. Doesn't always move his feet.
Career Potential: Veteran scoring forward in decline.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2005-06 (Carolina)
NHL Second All-Star Team 2005-06
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2003-04
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07
Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team 2002-03
OHL Top Draft Prospect Award 2002-03
OHL Second All-Star Team 2002-03
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2010 (Canada)
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